Jan 26, 2013 5:00am PST
schmidt in washington for us. thank you. >>> beyonce's performance, not live. manti te'o's girlfriend, not dead. in fact, she's not real. and hillary clinton's testimony, that was real. >> i take responsibility. >> i think it's inexcusable. >> dramatic new confession. >> manti te'o speaking out to nbc's katie couric. >> what i went through is real. >> did she lip sync or not? >> ongoing scandal. >> did you sing the thing live or not? >> i just don't care. >> did she fake it? did he lie about it? and what did she know when? republicans wanted an answer to that question this week when they hammered hillary clinton on the attack in benghazi. >> you let the consulate become a death trap. >> had i been president at the time, i would have relieved you of your post. >> we were misled that there were supposedly protests and then something sprang out of that. >> hammer, meet hillary. >> the fact is we had four dead americans. >> i understand. >> was it because of a protest or because of guys out for a walk one night and decided to go kill four americans. >> i was waiting for her to say, what?
Jan 19, 2013 7:00am PST
linebacker manti t'eo spoke to espn last night. it's his first interviewer since he was swept up in the controversy over a fake online girlfriend. now in that interviewer, he denied having any part in the fake girlfriend story except being the victim of a cruel hoax. te'o spoke with espn off camera about the whole ordeal. >> i could say that in the entire 2 1/2 hours we spoke, he was completely composed, self-assured. he betrayed no nervousness. he had maybe full command of the story suggests that it's a story rather than the truth. but he -- he had a full command of everything that i posed. >> and of course te'o told a man that -- a man named ronaiah tuiasosopo admitted to being behind the hoax. he showed them a tweet supposedly an apology from ronaiah tuiasosopo. cnn hasn't confirmed the tweet or the man's involvement. we went to his home actually in california, but the person there would not comment. >>> staying with sports now and scandals. in a two-part interviewer, lance armstrong opened up to oprah winfrey in a stunning and frank discussion about his years of doping while
Jan 19, 2013 5:00am PST
sports story that had nothing to do with a game, nothing to do with competition. it's this manti todayo story and this fake girlfriend. he says he was duped and had no part in the hoax. he also says he has no real idea why he was targeted. we'll see what happens with that. let's go back to washington where randi kaye is at the national mall. hopefully it's starting to warm up now that the sun is up. 8:06 there in d.c. >> oh, yeah. sun's coming up. the sun is up. we have a nice, big heater about the size of a small car to my left over here. so that certainly helps. they're taking good care of us here on the set at cnn. even as washington prepares for president obama's inauguration, it's also vowing to do everything necessary to protect americans in a harrowing hostage crisis unfolding in algeria. dan rivers is in london to bring us the very latest this morning. dan, good morning to you. algeria is defending a military operation that now has left at least one american and 11 others dead. what can you tell us about that? >> absolutely. this situation is not over yet. i think that is the he